blow your/somebody's mind

blow (one's) mind

1. To impress, overwhelm, or excite one to an extreme degree. The show of support from everyone has just blown my mind. I had really low expectations for the movie, but it totally blew my mind.
2. To impact, alter, or disturb one's normal cognitive process or ability to a great degree, especially as a result of drug use. Watch out, this weed is pretty strong. It'll blow your mind! I knew a few friends in college who blew their minds taking LSD.
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blow your mind

INFORMAL
COMMON If something blows your mind, you find it extremely exciting and impressive. I saw her show in Manchester and it just blew my mind. Oxford really blew his mind. He loved the feeling of the place, he loved the people. Note: You can also say that something is mind-blowing. Falling in love like that is a mind-blowing experience. There are over a thousand paintings, sculptures and other works from the period and it all adds up to a mind-blowing visual experience. Note: This expression originated in the 1960s and was originally used to refer to the experience of taking drugs such as LSD.
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blow your/somebody’s ˈmind

(informal) make you/somebody feel extreme pleasure, excitement, etc: This new game will blow your mind! ▶ ˈmind-blowing adj.: We were stunned by the mind-blowing beauty of the landscape.
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